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The 42nd Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, Nov. 16-18

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1785 Engraving of Washington & Bob Dylan's Handwritten Lyrics at University Archives Auction

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Library of Congress Appoints New Chief of the Hispanic Division

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January/February 2005
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